Your recent sightings at Bowers Marsh
Your recent sightings
Reed Gone Mad!
So… water levels should be at their lowest point this time of year, perfect to make life a walk in the park (or should that be walk on the reserve), for our wardens and volunteers to cut back all that annoying encroaching reed that can spoil those be...Posted 01/11/2018 by Martin P
An explosion of Orchids at Canvey Wick
Canvey Wick Nature reserve may be more known for its importance to invertebrate life and its brownfield oil refinery roots, but what is special about the reserve does not end there. This brownfield reserve is special for other types of wildlife too, ...Posted 08/09/2018 by Martin P
Water Voles on the South Essex Reserves
Assistant Warden Susy Jones talks about her work with water voles across the South Essex Reserves: As Summer approaches its end, my mind turns to getting the last water vole surveys of the year done. Our reserves in South Essex are a stronghold for t...Posted 23/08/2018 by Martin P
Wild Wednesdays on West Canvey Marsh this Summer!
Once again this year we will be running our Wild Wednesdays with the chance for your Wild Things to explore the ditches and grassy areas of West Canvey Marsh in search for creepy crawlies. Last year despite the rain, each Wednesday we ran the event ...Posted 11/07/2018 by Martin P
Photography Competition time for Canvey Island Wildlife day 2018
Excited to announce that once again, the RSPB and Canvey Town Council are running Canvey Island Wildlife day on the 26 May 2018. Along with the Wildlife day we will be running the Essex Wildlife Photography Competition which is, as always, free to ...Posted 12/04/2018 by Martin P
A thank you and goodbye to Steph
Here at South Essex we want to start celebrating the people that make the South Essex Reserves such a special place ranging from the staff and volunteers who go out every week to improve the habitat on Bowers Marsh to our brilliant Welcome Hosts foun...Posted 06/10/2017 by Martin P